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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 24, 1967
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2-Algona (la.) Upper Des MointJ thursday, Augu«t 24, 1967 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF A young man from Muscatine, State Senator David Stanley, is taking on the "old pro" of the state's republican ranks, Senator Bourke Hickenlooper, in seeking the republican nomination for the U.S. Senate from Iowa. Senator Hickenlooper has not yet publicly stated whether or not he will seek reelection »o another six-year term. He has held a Senate seat since 1944, which is a long time. Mr. Stanley has come up with a speech in which he advocates cutting down on the number of Federal employees, rather than increasing income taxes by 10 percent. This is the kind of a campaign that will meet with general approval from everyone with the exception of those who might be in the ranks of Federal employees to be eliminated. The idea of reducing expenses somewhere along the line used to be an effective campaign platform, but now that there is so much for so many from the Federal grab bag, a candidate has to be a little careful as to just where he advocates pruning of expenses. In the meantime, Senator Hickenlooper, like Old Man River, just keeps rolling along, and if he decided to run again will probably make mincemeat of Mr. Stanley in the primary. But it is at least nice to have a choice in the field of candidates. DOCTORS GET THE NEEDLE The medical profession might have been a bit shaken, last week, when a resolution adopted by the International Association of Master Penmen suggested that all doctors should learn to write. Our medical friends have long been noted for their ability to scribble a prescription on a small piece of paper that looks to the average person like rabbit tracks in the snow. Perhaps this is as good a time as any to pay tribute to those brave druggists who somehow or other manage to unravel the rabbit tracks and come up a bottle of gold or blue pills or pink fluid, in answer to whatever was written by the medical profession. How these druggists have managed, through the years, to decode the message, we do not know. Perhaps in pharmacy colleges they include a course in deciphering medical handwriting,. At any rate the Penmens Association has dared to enter the lion's den, but we'll bet their resolution will have a long, hard road ahead. It's pretty hard to change anyone's habits, even a doctor's. MIGHT GIVE US AN "OUT" The forthcoming election in South Vietnam might furnish the United States with an answer as to how to gracefully remove ourselves from our Southeast Asian mess. We have claimed that we are fighting in Vietnam to assure the South Vietnamese the right of self-determination and to help them establish a democratic society. After they hold their election they have achieved the right of self-determination and elected a democratic government, we presume. That being the case, our original reason for being there has been accomplished. On the other hand, if it seems that the election was rigged in favor of the military overlords, we can bluntly point out the fact and at the same time politely tell them they are now on their own, and goodbye. Or are we asking the impossible ? That our policy makers "get the message ?" WHERE ARE OUR BRAINS ? It was startling to discover that our Agency for International Development (AID) had been picking up the tab for a six-weeks course in marketing management at Harvard-University for 46 women from South Vietnam. It was only incidental that one of the 46 turned out to be a Vietnamese madame who had received $8,000 as a kickback from a drug firm whose products she bought and peddled with funds also provided from the U.S. The 46 women received a living allowance of $18 daily while here, and all other expense they had were paid from AID money. By what stretch of the imagination can anyone justify expenditures of U.S. money to give 46 foreign women a marketing management course, and wealthy women at that, including one with $8,000 in graft money. A similar exposure comes to light in our training of army and air men from Arab states, all at U.S. expense. Is it any wonder that we find ourselves embroiled in troubles around the world, when we ourselves go out of our way 1o act like total fools in things that we do under some fine-sounding government bureau which somshow has received appropriations from public fund? that they are hard-pressed to use up. So long as we continue on this course, and allow units of our government to function like this, we are qoina to have both federal deficits and world problems. If we could just learn to mind our own business for a change. SEVEN DEADLY SINS Indlanola Record-Herald - We do not often agree with Senator Robert F. Kennedy, but we certainly subscribe to his thinking as brought out in a recent article by him in Nation's Business magazine. The Senator was writing about the policies and practices of federal agencies. A lot of thoughtful citizens have long been concerned about the power, size and number of these agencies. Apparently this group now includes Kennedy. He says that the rules, as laid down by them, are "not fair, equitable and expend!- fious as we have a right to expect." He lists seven deadly sins which federal agencies commit against American businessmen. Among them-bias or prejudgment, inconsistency, failure to adhere to reasonable rules, and destruction of property rights by over- technical readings of the law- Senator Kennedy notes, the public is not fully aware of the size of this "fourth branch" of government, nor the immense power it wields. According to the Senator, there are some 55 to 60 federal administrative agencies with rulemaking and adjudicative powers affecting private rights. He feels it is time to speed up reform of federal agencies. We are sure that millions of American citizens feel it is long past time. AN AMERICAN WAR ? Humboldt Republican - With continuing United States troop buildup in Vietnam and casualties now exceeding those of the South Vietnamese, the time is appropriate to recall a statement Defense Secretary McNamara made on Feb. 3, 1964. "I am hopeful," he said, "we can bring back additional numbers of men. I say this because I personally believe this is a war the Vietnamese must fight ... I don't believe we can take on the combat task for them." This was the central conclusion also of the Mansfield report which said nearly two years later that there was "no interest of the United States in Vietnam which would justify . . the conversion of the war in that country primarily into an American war, to be fought primarily with American lives . . ." In view of this consensus, it's rather strange that the United States has proceeded nevertheless to take exactly the course so many of its leading spokesmen have warned against., We are all a little guilty of looking for things that conform to our desires, but we must be careful-it's the quality of the advice and of the products that must be considered. —Manning Monitor Size is often unimportant. Even the most ferocious animals become frightened at times, but did you ever see a scared mosquito? —Lake City Graphic The sociologists are trying to figure out the reasons for our high divorce rate. It's weddings. You mean Lohengren's at fault? —Odebolt Chronicle Gone are the days of hot lead and ink; Gone are the days when we all had to think; Gone are the days of callouses and blisters; We're all turning into computer assisters ! —Sanborn Pioneer London, Ohio, Presi: "The very essence of democracy and a free society is an informed public. Only an informed citizenry can make the thoughtful responsible decisions so necessary to a society based on freedom," 111 E. Call Street — Ph. 295-3535 — Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 ESTABLISHED 1865 OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER KOSSUTH COUNTY CITY OF ALGONA NATIONAL NEWSPAPER IAI ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL ISSUED TUEDAY & THURSDAY & NORTH IOWA SHOPPER THURSDAYS: Newspapers entered as Second Class Matter at the post office in Algona, Iowa EDITORIAL R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher Don Smith, Managing Editor ADVERTISING Denny Waller Russ Kelley Jack Purcell, Foreman SUBSCRIPTION RATES In Kossuth County and adjoining areas $5.00 per year To all other addresses in United States or Foreign $7.00 per year (No subscriptions less than six months) "They won't let you forget it , ^illthey?"—^:^ /H, c :/^— ~ " ~ 1 / J.''. i i """_ _ -rv> -»eHo«-iL. . _,</•- I out that the newspaper had won 23 state and national newspaper awards in the past ten years. * * * Mrs. Mary Budlong, Tltonka, entertained In honor of Mrs. Howard French of Phoenix, Ariz., who had spent several days visiting Tltonka friends. Those present were Hazel and Edith Budlong, Mrs. Harry Beed, Mrs, Homer Downs and Mrs. Jay Budlong. A painting and redecorating program covering both Interior and exterior store front had just been completed by the Graham Dept. Store In Algona. The store front was redone In jet black, and the interior in pale pink and green combination. from HISWRY'S SCRAPBOOK} DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS J A peace treaty between the U.S. and Germany was signed in Berlin, August 25, 1921. Imprisonment for debt was abolished In England, August 25, 1883. The 19th amendment allowing Women's suffrage became effective, August 26, 1920. Edison demonstrated the phonograph, August 26, 1877. „ „_„_ The Spanish landed In St. Augustine, Fla., August 27, 1565. Edward L. Drake opened the first petroleum well, at Titus- vlUe, Pa., August 28, 1859. U.S. occupation troops landed In Japan, August 28, 1945. The first Indian reservation was established in New Jersey, August 29, 1758. The Dawes Flan for,World War I reparations was signed In London, August 30, 1924. Old Pacific, first auto to cross U.S. with own power, reached New York City, August 31, 1903. and Champ Martin, would begin the task of building a winning club. Returning lettermen included seniors Francis Bjustrom and Neil Colwell, guards, Jerry Rupp and Howie Funk, ends, and Dave Richardson, quarterback; juniors Tom Potter, fullback, Al Fosnaugh, guard, and Joel Harris, center; sophomores Dieter Gruner, halfback, and Bob Kern, tackle. Nearly 50 boys were expected out tor football. 20 YEARS AGO IN THI 10 MIS AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DBS MOINES August 22, 1957 The 4-H senior girls' demonstration team of Reta Walker and Kay Fitzgerald walked off with first place at the county fair and would travel to the state fair and present their demonstration "Off With Their Heads'* later in the month. Reta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker, Swea City, and Kay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fitzgerald, Armstrong, were members of the Swea City 4-H Club. Marilyn Johannesen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johannesen of Bancroft, and a member of the Seneca Stars 4-H Club was the style revue winner at the fair, and would also go to the state fair. * * * The weather apparently was attempting to taper off for an early fall, if night time readings during most of the week could be used as an indicator. Low mark for the period was 50 degrees and the high 89, with a total of one fourth inch of rain. * * * From Odds and Ends - "Bob Laing and Soup Briggs claim that they went with Arnie Ricklefs on a minnow seining expedition along the river south of town, and that Arnie was meticulous in asking them if they had "this and that" necessary to seining minnows .... but when they got to the river, it was discovered that Arnie had left his seine up at Okoboji. Interrogated on this point, Arnie declared that he wasn't even there, the story was untrue- like Maureen C/Hara he wasn't anywhere around at the time it all happened." * * * Identical twin boys, Dean Frederick and David Michael were born to Mr. and Mrs, Bob Trenary of Corwith. Mrs, Trenary was the former Gladys Goetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Mike Goetz, former Wesley residents. The Trenarys also had one other son and two daughters, * * * Mr, and Mrs. Walter Boeckholt and Cheri of Algona, had returned from a vacation spent at East Okoboji. An accident one day marred the pleasure when Nancy Elmore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Elmore, jumped from the pier, landed on a tin can and cut all the tendons and a main artery in her foot. She was rushed to a doctor at Spirit Lake and it took 25 stitches to close the wound. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bierstedt and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gade, Algona, drove out to South Dakota and saw the Passion Hay and the Bad Lands. They also toured Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana. * * * Algona High School's football chances in the fall would depend largely on the work of ten returning lettermen, according to Coach Harold Shugart, who with assistant coaches, George Duvall * * * The Algona Upper Des Moines was honored with a feature story on the newspaper on the front cover of The National Publisher, •published by the National Editorial Association and distributed to six or seven thousand organization members. The article carried a picture of the front of the building and pointed FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES August 28, 1947 Rural pupils from four townships adjacent to Algona would be given the full opportunity, for the first time, to attend the local schools via city school bus. Six other townships would also be partially covered. Algona had purchased four new buses, all steel or aluminum construction, meeting all safety requirements. School would officially open Sept. 2. St. Cecelia's Academy announced an enrollment of 214 in the grade school in 87 in the high school. At Seneca an enrollment of 166 students was expected. * * * Roger Osborn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Osborn, Seneca, received a cut on one eyelid which required two stitches to close. Roger was watching a crew of men building a feeding floor at the Wm. Sanders farm, when he decided he wanted a ride on a stone boat which they were using to haul barrels of water on. One barrel accidentally upset, striking Roger on the eye. * * * Kent Seely, Algona, v/on three Iowa State Fair prizes with his Time To Spare By GERALD ANDREWS - Retirement Adviser Be Prepared Seems to me we retired folks should be complaining nowadays about the number of things we have to do —rather than grumbling about feeling useless. Things are happening so fast in this exciting world of ours that even a youngster sometimes has to scramble to keep up to date. Those of us who have reached retirement age may think we can turn our backs on what's going on. But we're kidding ourselves. Events concern us too. Take the explosion of new medical knowledge. Pretty soon we'll be living quite a bit longer. It's also obvious that the retirement age will drop. In fact some experts say that retirement, In the latter part of this century, could last 20 to 30 years. All this, though pleasant to think about, Is not without problems. Inflation is one of them. Remember what I've said in past columns about planning? Here's an instance where lack of it could be downright disastrous. If we're going to live longer and spend more of our extra years at leisure — then we had better keep an eye on the budget. Makes sense doesn't it? And we retirees must watch out for changes inhousing, investments, legislation, health, even job opportunities. The economist fellows are certain that change will come 'aster in the future than it has in the past. So it isn't a bad idea to include some source of income in your plans. A part-time job maybe? Or some money-making skill you can develop at home? That would be killing two birds with one stone. Give you something purposeful to do, and provide a little income you may need some day. Fortunately the problems of longer retirement are being recognized. Already some companies see that a pension is not enough and are supplying retirement planning information to their employees, A few good books on the subject have been published. And there's a monthly magazine called "Harvest Years," It's devoted entirely to retired people and their problems — has the further advantage of keeping them up-to-date. For more information, write: Harvest Years, 104 East 40th Street, New York, N.Y. 10016. So keep posted. Remember the boy scout motto: Be Prepared. It applies to you too. Don't spoil those extra years with anxieties you can avoid. For And About Teenagers ] ipp»*f CARS) WHAT OTHER MCTTHERS THlMK \ OR Po... I THE WEEK'S LETTER: "What do you think when you ask to be treated as a 14-year- old and your mother says 'no'? The other night, I was invited to go with my girlfriend to an auditorium to hear some famous groups play. I asked my mother if I could, and she gald that I wasn't old enough. I told her that if people didn't think kids were old enough to attend these affairs they wouldn't have started them. I also told her that my girlfriends' mother thinks a lot of her kids too, and if she didn't think they were old enough to go they wouldn't be going. She replied that she didn't care what other mothers do or think. I think that, if my mother Is afraid for me to go out into the world and attend affairs such as these, then I might as well not even be allowed to grow up. What do you think? OUR REPLY: You should begin to establish a better relationship with your mother. Talk to her about the things you will be allowed to do and at what age you will be allowed to do them. Your mother means it when she says that she is not too concerned with what other parents think or do. This has nothing to do with • whether other parents are rig 1 or wrong. It is your mothei i responsibility to do the right things for you — and the right thing for you is not always the thing you want to do. Why not ask your mother to take you to some play or program? N you hgv* g tttropt pretltm yw werri to diicwit. Qr gn gbitrvgtign tg mgkf, gddrtii ygy l*H t r to FOR *N<? AIQUT IfENAOEIS. COMMUNITY AND $U»UI|AN MESS SEIVICf. fUNKFOir, ICY. CROSSWORD PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER ^M ACROSS 1. Italian river 7. Fortify 10. Ruthenium: aym. 11. Persia. 12. Paulo, Brazil 13. Interior 15. Chief Teutonic goto 17. Shield 18, Mangan- eie-bear- 45. Well ventilated 46. Ood: Hebrew DOWN 1. Snooped 2. Unit of weight 3. Hasten 4. Blunder 5. Pa's companion 6. Brittle cookie* 7. Alliance 8. Odrmenta 16-C)vw- "™ not in office 21. Employ 24. Parry 25. Club- 26 - Th " 27. Ing routes 22. Letter 23. New wine 24. Native of Helsinki 25. Greek Island 27. Deed* 28. Bulky timber* 20, Jargon 80. Beaat of burden 81. Wharf 34. Refuted to approve, u a law 86. Belonging: to ui 37. Disconcert 88. Himalayan mammal 40. Ounny cloth 41, U.S.S.R, river 43. Llberian tribes 44. Needla aperture nickname for Con- ncctlcut floral emblem 32. Poke 33. Chalice 35. Bone: an at. 38. Equal 39. Pert, to malt drink 42. New England state: abbr. 30 IT If &• I TT TT Southdown sheep entries. He took 3rd place in the ewe under 1 year old class, and 2nd place In pen for 3 ram lambs and breeder's young flock, respectively. * * * Delia Welter was the new women's golf champion at the Algona Country Club. She gained this honor by defeating Val Williams 3 and 2. Lorraine Smith won the first flight by defeating Ruth Laivell, 2 and 1. * * * A large crowd attended the pre-nuptial shower in St. Joseph parish hall, Wesley, given for Mary Lou Haverly and Jeannine Studer. In a double wedding ceremony, Sept. 2, the young ladies would be married to Gayle Studer and Everett Ackerson, respectively. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hantelman of Fenton were the parents of a son born at Rapid City, S. D. The Hantelmans and Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Norland 'were traveling to the Black Hills at the time. Mr. and Mrs. Hantelman and baby returned home by plane. * * * Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lowman of the Four Corners area left for a ten-day trip to Canada. Joan and Judy Alexander were staying with the Louis Lowmans near Fenton while their parents were away. * * * Roger Linde, implement dealer at Swea City, played host to the roller-skating enthusiasts of the entire community when he held open house for all Swea City children and any grown-ups who wished to skate on the concrete floor of his new building. * * * Marcella Klein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Klein, St. Joe, and a 1947 graduate of St. Joseph's High chool, left for Dubuque where she was enter• ing Mt. St. Francis Convent. :!:! Professional Directory INSURANCE DOCTORS ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance 295-3176 206 E. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY General Insurance 7 N. Dodge 295-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge 295-5443 Home — Automobile — Farm Polio Insurance HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto., House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone 295-3733 Ted S. Herbst KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. Phone 295-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y. SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Harold C. Sundet and Larry C. Johnson 118 So. Dodge — Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEFICK. M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2614 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB. M.D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algeria Office Phone 295-2408 Residence Phone 295-5917 DENTISTS Printing UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. Ill East Call - Algona Phone 295-3535 Chiropractor > »*i*»*I*l*«'**» **i*•*•*!"I***********«*•*»*»*•*•*•*»*»*«*•***»*!'«*»*•*»*«'•*•** DR. M. R. BALDWIN Summer Office Hours Mon. - Tues. • Wed. - Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Thurs. - Sat. — 8:30 - 12:00 Friday Evenings — 6:30 • 8:30 Farm Mgmnt. DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 DR. J. G. CLAPSADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment I'W'X'W'J'X****'**"*"******** 1 **'*"*^**" •*•*•*. v.v.v«%'«"t".Vi% OPTOMETRISTS WiWftW.:::::;::^ DR. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 295-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses — Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone 295-2196 Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. DONALD J. KINGFIELD Optometrist Visual Analysis and Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 So. Harlan, Algona Phone 295-3743 CARLSON MISCELLANEOUS •"X'Wi'WW'WX 1 MANAGEMENT COMPANY IJV^ N. Do4gt Ph. W-919) Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectritc Service Factbilt Heports

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